Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Do you have an accent?

So, I painted my fingers and toes with 'Vodka & Caviar' by OPI, which of course made me attempt a Russian accent, which was a complete and utter failure, but got me thinking...

I LOVE accents. Love them. My 'northern' accent is mostly non-existant. I say 'wicked' regularly, and drop my Rs sometimes, but other than that I kind of sound like a valley girl, totally. (Brian and I will practice accents when we're home alone together, like this: Did you pahk the cah in the dooah yahd? Ayuh. Obviously we are supah-cool)

Now, if I've had too much wine, it's a different story. Usually I adopt a twang, and my husband haaaates it! One night on his R&R we were in this super-romantic cabin on the beach and I spoke with my God-awful twang all night long. I was amused, he was not.

That isn't to say I don't love me some twang. Ask a southern girl to pronounce 'oil'. It is seriously the most adorable thing in the entire world. 'Foil' is right up there. I like to pretend that my time in Texas will allow me to twang it up when we're in Alaska, but I highly doubt that it will be believable. The only thing I've actually picked up is "y'all" and I'm not too fond of it because of it's grammatically incorrectness.

My second favorite accent is an English one. Secret Confession: I will occasionally hit up youtube and watch videos of people from the UK just to bask in the awesomeness of their accents. So lame, but I just love it!!

Ok, so? Do you have any fun accents?


  1. I like to think I have the best of both worlds. I lived in Massachusetts until I was 13 and think I will always carry around a little of that. Especially words like "roof" (okay I can't think of anymore right now.. but they exist) then lived in SC until last month so I definitely have some of that twang as well. I LOVE austrailian and irish accents... and british... okay okay.. all of them!

  2. I left you some love on my blog!

  3. Haha, I do love accents! I have one so I'm all about making jokes. Glad you have fun with it!